SHS Web Conf.
Volume 37, 2017ERPA International Congresses on Education 2017 (ERPA 2017)
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Published online||14 August 2017|
The relationship between quality of life and social support among adolescents
1 Ondokuz Mayis University, Department Psychological Counseling and Guidance, Samsun, Turkey
2 Ahi Evran University, Department Psychological Counseling and Guidance, Kırşehir, Turkey
a Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Social support plays an important role in quality of life. The social support given to adolescents is thought to positively affect identity development and life quality as well as physical and psychosocial health. In this context, this study aims to examine the relationship between adolescents’ quality of life and social support levels. Designed as a relational screening model, the study was conducted at 5 secondary schools with 436 voluntarily participating students in Dulkadiroğlu, Kahraman Maraş during the 2016-2017 academic year. Within the study, the “Life Quality Scale for Children” and the “Social Relationship Principles Scale for Adolescents” was implemented. In the data analysis process, descriptive statistics, multiple regression analysis and Pearson Product-Moment Correlation analysis tests were used. According to the study results, a positive relationship was found between friends and family support and physical health, psychosocial health and quality of life.
Key words: Social support / quality of life / adolescent
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